Dice Tower Network Podcast: Board Game Blitz

Board Game Blitz is a 30-minute-or-less podcast by three ladies with varied and diverse taste in board games, Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal. In each episode, we talk about games we've been playing, games that relate to that week's chosen theme, and explore the etymology of a word related to board games.

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Board Game Blitz Episodes

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Container and Istanbul: The Dice Game. We then talk about gaming as an introvert or extrovert, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "crowd."

Announcements: 0:48
Recent Games: 4:46
Personalities: 14:28
Board Game Etymology - 'Crowd': 28:57
Outro: 30:14
Bloopers: 31:18

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Sidereal Confluence, Unfinished Case of Holmes, and Noch Mal!. We then talk about games with unique sensory mechanisms, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "sense."

Announcements: 0:44
Recent Games: 2:53
Unique Sense Mechanisms: 14:44
Board Game Etymology - 'Sense': 27:42
Outro: 28:42
Bloopers: 29:47

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Tokyo Highway and Legacy of Dragonholt. We then talk about lists and why people like them, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "list."

Announcements: 0:47
Recent Games: 2:20
Lists: 11:21
Board Game Etymology - 'List': 25:31
Outro: 26:50
Bloopers: 28:02

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Dispatch by Breakout and Rising 5: Runes of Asteros. We then talk about role playing in board games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "character."

Recent Games: 0:48
Role Playing: 11:48
Board Game Etymology - 'Character': 25:32
Outro: 27:09
Bloopers: 28:22

Dispatch: https://dispatch.breakoutgames.com/

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Anachrony and ...and then we held hands. We then talk about how people are influenced by board game media, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "epic."

Recent Games: 1:00
Board Game Media: 10:38
Board Game Etymology - 'Epic': 24:46
Outro: 25:39
Bloopers: 26:43

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Ambie and Crystal discuss 1889 and Sunset Over Water. We then talk about what can make a game objectively bad, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "bad."

Announcement: 1:00
Recent Games: 3:09
Objectively Bad Games: 12:09
Board Game Etymology - 'Bad': 26:03
Outro: 27:23
Bloopers: 28:27

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Ambie and Crystal discuss The Mind, Dinosaur Island, Arkham Horror: The Card Game, Island Hopper, and High Society. We then talk about games that are from other cultures, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "love."

Announcement: 0:40
Recent Games: 1:45
Gaming Around the World: 12:02
Board Game Etymology - 'Foreign': 23:54
Outro: 25:17
Bloopers: 26:21

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Stuffed Fables and Herbaceous. We then talk about our passion for the board gaming hobby, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "love."

MeepleCon: 0:46
Recent Games: 1:28
Passion for Gaming: 11:46
Board Game Etymology - 'Love': 27:44
Outro: 28:33
Bloopers: 29:37

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Ambie and Crystal discuss Dinosaur Island, Castell, and GROWL. We then talk about social deduction games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "deduce."

Blitz Con Recap & MeepleCon: 0:48
Recent Games: 2:21
Social Deduction Games: 16:39
Board Game Etymology - 'Deduce': 27:04
Outro: 28:10
Bloopers: 29:14

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Ambie and Crystal discuss 18CLE and Keyper. We then talk all about cooperative games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "cooperation." Blitz Con: 0:48 Recent Games: 2:19 Cooperative Games: 13:44 Board Game Etymology - 'Cooperation': 30:01 Outro: 30:49 Bloopers: 31:54 18CLE: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/202617/18cle Keyper: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/212516/keyper

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